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4 Ways To Stop Negative Thinking

“Humans, and our brains, have evolved such that we are capable of language, something no other mammals have,” explains McLean’s Lisa W. Coyne, PhD . “Our ability to speak, think abstractly, and reason gives us the ability to plan, problem solve, collaborate in groups, and learn indirectly, in the...

Video: The Link Between Social Media & Mental Health

Is it possible to break the habits of social media consumption? And even more importantly, how do we know when to log off and take care of ourselves? Like it or not, social media has an effect on our mental health. Not only does it provide a lens in which you can see what you’re missing out on...

Video: Building Trust With Patients

A conversation with Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, McLean Hospital, and Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc, Tufts Medicine. Jump To Audience questions Resources About the speakers The Patient-Clinician Relationship The development of an alliance based on trust may be the most important aspect of the therapeutic...

Podcast: Helping Kids & Teens Manage Their Stress

Scott talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about what stress looks like in kids and adolescents and how parents, educators, and providers can help address it. Lisa shares ways to identify stress in kids of all ages, explains common sources of stress both in and out of the home, and provides tips and tricks for...

Video: Helping Kids & Teens Manage Their Stress

There’s no one way to describe what stress looks or feels like for a child. Often kids don’t have the words to describe how they’re feeling, and so stress can manifest as many emotions or reactions that we may not assume are attributed to being stressed. Being overloaded with stress or not knowing...

4 Steps To Walk Away From Loneliness

There are plenty of times where we may be alone—working remotely, commuting solo, or even living by ourselves. Just because we’re by ourselves doesn’t mean we feel lonely. Sometimes we thrive in this “alone time,” allowing us to do activities we enjoy on our own. But many of us don’t like to admit...

Video: Gearing Up Your Kids for a Mentally Healthy Summer

After another disrupted school year, kids are adapting to the next new normal: summer vacation. Since screen times have been sky-high, social activities have been disrupted, and outdoor gatherings have been limited, maintaining child and teen mental health may require a little extra effort. So how...

Video: Maintaining a Mentally Healthy Relationship

One of the relationships most impacted by mental health—or illness—is the relationship between you and your partner. While no two relationships are alike, all relationships can benefit from open lines of communication, addressing stigma, and building on skills to cope and navigate through challenges...

Podcast: Become Friends With Your Anxiety

Jenn talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about anxiety and how we can learn to manage it. Lisa unearths the positives about feeling anxious, shares ways to befriend our fear, and answers audience questions about shifting our attitudes about anxiety toward acceptance. Lisa W. Coyne, PhD , is an assistant...

Video: The Mental Perks of Setting Goals and Maintaining Motivation

Feeling motivated is like rolling a ball downhill. It can be incredibly difficult to get started—but once momentum is gained, anything seems possible. So if we’ve found ourselves in a slump, how do we break out of it? What are the first steps toward setting goals that are achievable and creating...

Podcast: Pushing Back Against Feelings of Loneliness

Jenn talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about how to combat feelings of loneliness. Lisa answers questions about how to manage loneliness, embrace alone time, and form meaningful connections. Lisa W. Coyne, PhD , is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard...

Podcast: Maintaining a Mentally Healthy Relationship

Jenn talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about how to maintain healthy relationships with family members, friends, and significant others. Lisa highlights the effects of mental wellness on relationships, explores the ways in which communication can positively impact the relationships’ dynamic, and answers...

Podcast: Gearing Up Your Kids for a Mentally Healthy Summer

Jenn talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about how to help our kids and teens take care of their mental health over summer vacation. Lisa shares ways to check in on our loved ones without being intrusive, explains the importance of putting on our own oxygen masks first, and answers audience questions about how...

Video: Mental Wellness for Kids and Teens

Growing up is difficult—it always has been. But more recently, the challenges that kids and teens face seem even more daunting. From cyberbullying to digital learning, many issues they encounter are new and uncharted territory for parents and guardians. In addition, the late teenage years are known...

Podcast: Find Your Way Back From Burnout

Jenn talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about identifying and addressing burnout. Lisa provides tips on how to detect early signs of being exhausted by both work and life, offers ways to lower daily stressors for ourselves, our colleagues, and our loved ones, and answers audience questions about how to fight...

Podcast: Mental Wellness for Kids and Teens

Jenn talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about the importance of mental wellness in children and adolescents. They discuss checking in on mental well-being during COVID, ways to get more involved in family activities, and how to address technology use. Lisa answers audience questions about child and teen mental...

Podcast: The Link Between Social Media & Mental Health

Jenn talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about the impact of social media on our mental health. Lisa explains how to set ground rules for digital consumption for you and your loved ones and answers questions about loosening the grasp social media has on so many of us. Lisa W. Coyne, PhD , is an assistant...

Do You Know the Difference Between Panic and Anxiety?

We, as humans, need anxiety. Why? Anxiety is information. It tells us when we must freeze, flee, or fight and mobilizes our body to respond quickly, without thinking. Without anxiety, we would not be able to avoid real threats to our well-being. However, we also feel anxiety about imagined threats...

Podcast: Managing Anxiety and Stress in the Workplace and at Home

Jenn talks to Dr. Lisa Coyne about dealing with stress and anxiety at work, home, and everywhere in between. Lisa shares tips on how to lower anxiety and stress and provides guidance to empower us to feel in charge of our own lives and destinies. Lisa W. Coyne, PhD , is an assistant professor of...